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Campaign Watchdog Hits Payne With $54K in Fines

The state agency in charge of enforcing campaign finance law gave State Center trustee Eric Payne a break on Thursday. Facing 21 counts for various infractions, including failures to file paperwork in a timely manner and improperly spending campaign funds o...

$75,000 Raised for Fresno Vets Memorial at City Hall

One week before Memorial Day, Fresno councilman Garry Bredefeld revealed good news about the memorial project on City Hall grounds. At last week’s city council meeting, Bredefeld announced that $75,000 has been raised for the already-approved memorial. The ...
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State Center Trustee Payne Faces $66,000 in Election Fines

The state agency in charge of campaign finance is proposing $66,000 in penalties for a Fresno community college trustee, citing numerous infractions over the years. The Fair Political Practices Commission said Payne, a trustee with the State Center Communit...